Please refrain from using the bathroom alone

Tokyo Richmond Hotel Engrish sign board

What they mean is “please refrain from using the bathroom only”, or in other words… bathroom is for hotel guests only.

Japanese word for “only” can also means alone but out of context when the wrong choice is made when translated.

Apparently the Richmond Hotel is located in Asakusa, a popular tourist destination in Tokyo; and many of the tourists flocked in to use the toilet.

Credit: Reddit, via Rocketnews

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